Hamden’s Assistant Superintendent of Schools, a long-time member of the Legislative Council and a program that provides gifts for seniors at Christmas are among the Hamden people and organizations that will be awarded Chamber Choice awards this year from the Hamden Regional Chamber of Commerce.
The 19th Annual Hamden Regional Chamber of Commerce Chamber Choice Awards Dinner takes place on Thursday, Nov. 13 at Cascade in Hamden.
Award recipients were selected as a result of their contributions, leadership and commitment to the community.
“It’s truly a pleasure to acknowledge the 2014 honorees,” said Guy Tommasi, Chairman of the HRCC Board of Directors. “Each represents the spirit of the Chamber Choice Awards.”
The 2014 Awardees are:
Partyka Chevrolet Mazda Isuzu Truck, Business of the Year
Hearing Balance & Speech Center, Small Business of the Year
Little Fish Web Design, Home Base Business
SARAH, Inc., Service Organization
Hamden Senior Wish Society, Community Advocate
Al Gorman, Notable Citizen
Christopher Melillo, Assistant Superintendent of Hamden Public Schools, Educator of the Year
Nicole Ewert and Carly Semack, Hamden High School, Business Students of the Year
“In keeping with the rich tradition of the Chamber Choice Awards, each of our recipients has earned a distinct reputation in our town,” said Nancy Dudchik, HRCC President. “We are very pleased to have this opportunity to honor them. They deserve to be recognized for all they do.”
The evening will begin at 6pm with a reception with dinner and the program to follow. Tickets are $70 per person and are available at the HRCC office at 2969 Whitney Ave.